Tuesday, 12 February 2008
No WiFi connection. Again.
Well, WiFi may be a major success story in many ways: I have WiFi at home and it's great. But whenever I am travelling, at no point in my life have I ever been able to rely on WiFi connectivity in hotels or convention centres. As I write I am using a laptop connected to an Ethernet cable as the WiFi connection in the MWC press room is, quite frankly, pants. And I could not even see the WiFi network in my hotel, so I am using an Ethernet cable there too. It's clearly just poor deployment: not enough routers in place? I'm pinning my future connectivity needs on WAN technologies though. As far as I'm concerned public WiFi has really had long enough to prove itself and it still just does not do the job for me.